from the but-electrons-don't-weigh-anything dept.
Jon Morgan writes "Whilst heaving around numerous data storage systems to sell (they weigh A LOT!), we got to wondering: How heavy is a Petabyte of data storage? Our best guess is 365KG, which is 6 million times lighter than in 1980! But is there a lighter way to store a Petabyte?"
"When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to treat everything as if
it were a nail."
-- Abraham Maslow